Schuyler is the real life town that Walton's Mountain is based upon. It it where Earl Hamner was born and spent his childhood, inspiring his novel which in turn inspired The Walton's TV series.
Schuyler is in eastern Nelson County, due west of Scottsville, VA and SSW of Charlottesville, VA. It is located at the intersection of VA route 617 and VA route 800, just off US route 29.
Walton's Mountain Museum
Being the town upon which the fictional Walton's Mountain is based, the Walton's Mountain Museum is located in the town of Schuyler. The mesuem is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the Walton's TV series and has hosted performers to meet fans of the show.